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When something bad or unexpected happens at an organization, leaders rush to calm customers. They send out strategic emails, work closely with PR and legal teams, and do all they can to mitigate the crisis. But are company leaders doing enough to communicate with employees? Whether something goes awry within your company (for example, your […]

Company leaders talk a lot about how to communicate with their employees. After all, teams that are “in the know” are likely to be more motivated and productive than those who are left in the dark. It’s relatively easy to send a mass email to every employee or to implement an company communication software solution, […]

By Ted Rubin, Author, Speaker, Dynamic Signal Advisor, and all around rad guy. In addition to social training, grooming social advocates within your company also requires that they have access to content. Naturally, you’ll be publishing content that’s brand related for them to share. However, don’t make it a one-way street. Also publish (or curate) […]

Employees that receive better company communications report higher levels of motivation, productivity, and overall happiness with their jobs. In fact, according to The McKinsey Global Institute, employee productivity improves by 20-25% when employees feel connected and engaged. As your team grows, it is more important than ever to keep employees in the loop. However, it […]

As a business leader, you want employees to be as productive as possible. You already know that stress can lead to poor performance, and that communication is essential to ensuring that they are motivated and employee productivity thrives. But no matter the steps you’re taking to increase employee productivity, it can be tough to know […]

Employee productivity is important to any business. After all, when teams are able to make substantial gains and improvements in a short amount of time, it can have a huge impact on the bottom-line. The more efficient your employees are, the more successful you’ll be as a business. Most agree that employee productivity is important, […]

The data is in! We’re thrilled to share that our first Annual “State of Workplace Communications” report is now available. We know that strong company communications are a critical concern for successful companies, but according to our research, many communication teams still struggle to reach employees in today’s disconnected, widely distributed workforce. The report gives […]

If you’re responsible for human resources at a company, you want your team to be happy and motivated. You need to focus on those aspects of your company culture in order to increase employee productivity amongst the workforce. But productivity doesn’t come out of nowhere. It starts with employee engagement, which is a measure of […]

Healthy communication begets brand advocacy. When your teams are happy, engaged and connected with their coworkers, they are more likely to share positive content with their networks. In this 4-part blog series, we will explore how employee communications and advocacy provides value to every company department and what you can do to improve both. The […]

Currently, three-quarters of all U.S. workers feel like their companies aren’t doing a good enough job of employee communications — which is causing a major disengagement epidemic. This begs the question: How does your company go about keeping its employees in the loop? Do you send out impersonal, easy-to-ignore mass emails and hope they survive […]